Delaware General Assembly


WHEREAS, on October 11, 1934, will occur the one hundred and fifty-fifth anniversary of the death of General Casimir Pulaski, whose deeds at the siege of Savannah, Georgia, remain an inspiration to all Americans and whose memory it is fitting to hold in all honor; and

WHEREAS, by Act of the General Assembly of the State of Delaware, the Governor is directed to issue a proclamation on or about October 11th of each year inviting the people of our State to observe this day in schools and churches with appropriate ceremonies in commemoration of the death of this illustrious hero;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, C. D. Buck, Governor of the State of Delaware, under and by virtue of the authority vested in me by the aforesaid Act of the General Assembly, do by this proclamation invite the people of the State of Delaware to honor on Thursday, October 11, 1934, the memory of Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski, by holding such exercises and ceremonies in schools and churches, as may be deemed appropriate in commemoration of his death; and further, I do direct that on that day, the flag of the United States be displayed at their homes and suitable public places.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the Great Seal of the State of Delaware, this third day of October, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and thirty-four.

(Great Seal)

By the Governor:


CHARLES H. GRANTLAND, Secretary of State.